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Pacific Studies Professor Steven Ratuva: Call it what it is...a climate crisis

Posted on 10 May 2022

An Aotearoa New Zealand-based Fijian professor of Pacific studies says the increase in the frequency of natural disasters and land erosions, and rising ocean temperatures means new terminology is now…
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Sweden to become the biggest recipient of its own development aid

Posted on 09 May 2022

Sweden plans to use almost one-fifth of its annual aid budget to pay for the influx of refugees from Ukraine, depriving the Global Fund, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and other…
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Covid and TB in Papua New Guinea

Posted on 03 May 2022

A Covid outbreak has spread rapidly across Papua New Guinea, affecting many people. The World Health Organisation reveals that, as of mid-April 2022, more than 43,600 cases have been confirmed,…
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International poverty line adjustment

Posted on 03 May 2022

Since the introduction of the dollar-a-day poverty line in the 1990 World Development Report, the World Bank has used purchasing power parities (PPPs) — exchange rates that account for relative…
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The Friday wives: standing up for change in Cambodia

Posted on 03 May 2022

As Prime Minister Hun Sen attempts to stamp out growing dissent to his 37 years of rule in Cambodia with arrests and mass trials against opposition leaders and supporters, a…
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Post-traumatic stress disorder concerns in Tonga

Posted on 03 May 2022

The Pasifika Media Association states that mental health is a concern in Tonga since the country's struggle to recover from the January volcanic eruption has been made even more difficult by…
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Pacific leaders invited to White House

Posted on 03 May 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden's administration plans to step up diplomatic engagement with Pacific Island countries, which includes inviting Pacific leaders to the White House later this year. This was outlined…
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What does a world-leading Charities Law framework look like?

Posted on 26 April 2022

The 2019 New Zealand Law Foundation International Research Fellowship Te Karahipi Rangahau a Taiao awarded to Wellington Barrister, Sue Barker, was dedicated to the question “What does a world-leading framework…
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Expressions of interest re. NGO Statements for UNHCR 84th Standing Committee

Posted on 26 April 2022

The 84th UNHCR Standing Committee will take place in Geneva on 28th - 30th June. As always, this represents a great opportunity for NGOs to express their views on issues…
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Emergency aid for Sri Lanka

Posted on 26 April 2022

Sri Lanka, a country of 22 million people, is struggling to pay for imports amid a crushing debt crisis and sharp drop in foreign exchange reserves that has fueled soaring…
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